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  • Workshop "Globalgeschichte und Globales Lernen im Geschichtsunterricht" Feburary 12th 2016,  2pm - 6pm at the University of Bielefeld organised by the sub-project Bielefeld of the Research Network for Latin America
    Who wants to participate at the workshop, please send an e-mail to jkemner@uni-bielefeld.de until February 9th 2016.
    For further information please check our flyer.

  • The Research Network for Latin America invites you to the exposition "Soziale Bewegungen in Lateinamerika" (Social Movements in Latinamerika). The exposition was realized thanks to the cooperation of Prof. Dr. Mirta Lobato from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, staff from the department of iberian and latinamerican history and the Research Network for Latin America.
    The exposition is not only designed to provide an insight into the multitude and diversity of social movements in Latin America, but also to present the pictures of our research to the wide public.
    You find the pictures until christmas in the rooms of the Prüfungsamt der Philosophischen Fakultät at the University of Cologne.

  • The Research Network for Latin America invites to the following workshop:
    "Viewing Ethnicity, Citizenship and Belonging from the Perspective of Migration"
    November, the 17th and 18th, 2015 in Bonn
    This Workshop is organised by the sub-project Bonn with the objective to encourage exchange of the use of the network’s key terms between academics and practitioners. The main question will be how these actors use these terms in the context of migration. The flyer and programm you find here.
    Please regist under ljuessen@uni-bonn.de

  • The Research Network for Latin America and the Global South Studies Center Cologne (GSSC) invite in cooperation with the Rosa Luxemburg foundation to the lecture and discussion with the ecuadorian embassador in Germany, Jorge Jurado.
    "Ecuador: der schwierige Weg zum Buen Vivir"
    The event takes place on November, the 3rd, 2015 at 7pm at the University of Cologne. Here you find the press release published by the University of Cologne and the Flyer

  • New publication: Youkhana, Eva (2015): A Conceptual shift in Studies of Belonging and the Politics of Belonging, in: Social Inclusion. Volume 3, No. 4, S. 10–24. Available online

  • New publication: Potthast, Barbara; Büschges, Christian; Gabbert, Wolfgang; Hensel, Silke; Kaltmeier, Olaf (Hg.) (2015) "Dinámicas de inclusión y exclusión en América Latina. Conceptos y prácticas de etnicidad, ciudadanía y pertenencia", Frankfurt a.M. (Iberoamericana/Vervuert). Info

  • All general information about the Research Network for Latin America are now presented in a brochure.

  • The Research Network invites everybody to a public lecture by Alejandro Grimson (Universidad Nacional de San Martín) "Los conceptos de frame y configuración en los estudios migratorios en el Cono Sur", taking place in room 0.012 at the University of Cologne (Philosophikum) on Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 from 5.45 until 6.15 pm.

  • The Research Network for Latin America realises, together with the "Welthaus Bielefeld" and the Center for InterAmerican Studies of the University of Bielefeld, a workshop called "Globales Lernen im Englischunterricht: Konzeptionelle Überlegungen und praktische Umsetzungen in Bildungsmaterialien" at the Welthaus Bielefeld on June 25th, 2015. Info

  • The sub-projects Cologne, Hanover and Münster organised the event "Sauerkraut und Samba. Zum Umgang mit Stereotypen im Globalen Lernen und Interkulturellen Training" taking place in Münster from April 17th to 18th, 2015. For further information and the schedule, please have a look at the flyer. A report about the event is also available.

  • The Research Network for Latin America has invited Dr. Natalia Molina (UC San Diego) and Dr. Valeria Coronel (FLACSO Quito, Ecuador) as research fellows for the month of April (see lectures).

  • New publication: Jüssen, Lara (2014), "Ethnic Business in Whose Name? Translocal Belongings and Bangladeschi Entrepreneurship in a Barrio of Madrid", in: Revista Nuevas Tendencias en Antropología, No 5, 20-45. Available online

  • A short report about the participation at the symposium "De/Colonization in Americas: Continuity and Change" is online.

  • A short report about the Workshop "Actualizando la ciudadanía" is online.

  • Within the framework of the symposium "De/Colonization in the Americas: Conitnuity and Change" serveral interviews have been produced in cooperation with Radio IDEELE of the Instituto de Defensa Legal that have been broadcasted live or recorded by the Radio Station San Borja, Lima, Peru. The audios are available on our website.

  • For Monday, May 4th, 2015 the Research Network for Latin America has invited Margott Paucar Espinoza (Universidad Científica del Sur, Peru) to give a lecture entitled "El Discurso Político en la Memoria Socio-Histórica en el Perú". The lecture will take place at the University of Bonn, Institut for Anthropology, Oxfordstraße 15, room 1.002. Info

  • From November 17th until November 21st, 2014, the Days of education - global learning (Bildungstage - Globales Lernen) are taking place in Hannover. On two days Daniela Célleri of the Research Network for Latina America is organising a workshop. Click here for further information.

  • On September 19th, 2014, the Workshop "Actualizando la ciudadanía", realized by Lara Jüssen of the sub-project Bonn, will take place at the UAM in Madrid. The aim is to create a place at which scientists and activists discuss about the concepts Citizenship, Beloning, Ethnicity etc. and debate about potentially different perspectives. A schedule can be found here.

  • The Research Network for Latin America organises, together with the Faculty of Law of the Pontifica Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP), a panel titled "La evolución y el impacto de la irrupción de comunidades originarias en los sistemas jurídicos de América Latina" at the conference “De/Colonization in Americas: Continuity and Change” taking place from August 06th until August 08, 2014.

  • July 7th, 2014 - 23rd staff meeting of the Research Networkt at the University of Bielefeld

  • The members of the Research Network Dr. Sarah Albiez-Wieck und Dr. Tobias Schwarz are part of the new UoC Forum "Ethnicity as a Political Resource", realized within the framework of the German Excellence Initiative.

  • An report about the Workshop in cooperation with the Research Network Crossroads Asia can be found here.

  • The Conferencias Magistrales of the International Symposium in Guadalajara are now available online.

  • Another short article with a comment by Prof. Dr. Barbara Potthast has been published on the website of the cucsh.

  • The Conferencias Magistrales will be recorded by a video camera and will be published on this website after the conference.

  • An article concering the international conference that is organized by the Research Network for Latin Amerika in Guadalajara, Mexico, has been published on the website of La Jornada Jalisco. Furthermore the press conference is accessable online and can be found here.

  • The Research Network accompanied the visit of three young indigenous from the ecuatorian Amazon region in Hanover. Here you can find a short report.

  • In 2013 the Research Network is working together with 5 fellows. For further information click here.

  • We are glad to present our new volume of the series 'Ethnicity, Citizenship and Belonging' of the Research Network for Latin America: Célleri, Daniela; Scharz, Tobias; Wittger, Bea (eds.) "Interdependencies of Social Categorisations", Frankfurt a.M. (Iberoamericana/Vervuert).

  • Public lecture by Margit Fauser on “Migration and the multiple spaces of citizenship”, 15:00-16:30. Venue: ZEF, Bonn.

  • July 17th 2013 Internal Workshop "Social mobilization, migration and citizenship", a common event by Crossroads Asia and the Research Network for Latin America. Venue: ZEF

  • The first articels of the new digital „KLA Working Paper Series“ of the Research Network on Latin America are online.

  • May 16th-17th 2013 Third ADLAF-Conference (Association for German Research on Latin America) for young cientist in cooperation with desiguALdades.net and the Research Network for Latin America. The schedule you find here.

  • April 17th-18th 2013 International Conference in cooperation with the International College Morphomata: "GraffiCity - materialized visual practices in the public urban" in Cologne. Program

  • April 12th 2013, 9-13 workshop with Ronald Niezen about: "What do Politics of Indigenous Identity in Africa and the Americas have in common?", together with the Department of Cultural and Social Anthropology at the University of Cologne, Room S 81. Please register at info-kla(at)uni-koeln.de

  • The applicants for the CfP of the 3rd ADLAF-Conference for young cientists received their confirmations. Soon you will find the program in this place.

  • March 7th 2013 presentation and discussion with Barbara Potthast on: "Frauen in sozialen Bewegungen in Lateinamerika" in the Allerweltshaus Köln. announcement

  • The cooperation between the Network and the University of Otavalo, Ecuador, finished in January 2013.

  • Winter term 2012/13: Series of lectures about Brasil named "Zwischen Partizipation und Marginalisierung: Aushandlungen von Citizenship in Brasilien heute" organized by the Research Network for Latin America, within the framework of the colloquium of the IHILA. See the poster.

  • 05.02.2013 Workshop: "Animate Things" with Elvira Espejo, in the context of the special exhibition "Das göttliche Herz der Dinge - Altamerikanische Kunst aus der Sammlung Ludwig" in the Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum, in cooperation with the International college Morphomata (University of Cologne) and the department of anthropology of the americas (University of Bonn). Get further information.

  • 31.01.2013: Lecture by Elvira Espejo on "Women's Networking - Weaving, Communication and Knowledge Production", Department of Altamerikanistik, Bonn. Anouncement and more information.

  • 24.01.2012: Workshop "Nuevas prácticas legales y sus consecuencias para comunidades 'originarias'" at the University of Cologne. Program

  • 13.12.2012: Worshop with Andrew Canessa (University of Essex): "Teaching Race and Ethnicity" at the University of Cologne.

  • 13.12.2012: Lecture by Andrew Canessa (University of Essex): "Intimate Citizens: Gender and the Reproduction of Race in an Andean Hamlet". 6-8 p.m., room 009, Container C2, University of Cologne

  • November 26th, 2012: Unfortunately the lecture by Laurella Rinçon cannot take place. Instead, Mrs. Eliana Camargo will give a lecture with the title "Valorización de una cultura inmaterial por su grupo, apoyado por el Estado francés" (in Spanish). 18 Uhr c.t., Altermerikanistik Bonn (Ancient American Anthropology), Oxfordstr. 15. Info

  • On Saturday 24th of November a meeting about "Violence against women in Latin America and Germany" with involvemente by the Research Network will take place. For further information see Info and Flyer

  • Wed, Octobre 17th: Lecture by Pablo Casillas in the Oberseminar at the University of Cologne in cooperation with the Research Network: "Los rumbos de América Latina y sus desafíos en el futuro inmediato". Room 010 IHILA, Philosophikum, University of Cologne

  • Dr. Rodolfo Fernández, Dr. Sarah Albiez-Wieck and Ana-Laura Lemke will present their book "Retóricas y Antropología del Mundo Tarasco" on October 11th, 2012, at 4 pm. Info

  • The journal Peripherie, 126-127 (August 2012) published a review about the networks first volume of symposia publications 

  • The fotos of the third International Symposium organized by the Research Network for Latin America are online now, as well as the results of the Summer School Media Praxis: On screen; On air

  • Follow us in Twitter "MobilizingEthni" to be update according to the Summer School and the International Conference in Bielefeld.

  • Mrs. Dr. Sarah Albiez-Wieck was honored for her Ph.D. with the 3rd prize of the ADLAF Award 2012.

  • Following the link below you will find an article about the lectures of Mrs. Dr. Sarah Albiez-Wieck at the University of Guadalajara. (article)

  • Follwing the link below you will find an article about the concerns of Mrs. Dr. Sarah Albiez-Wieck at the University of Guadalajara. (article)

  • We would like to call your attention to the lecture series "race, class, gender, body in (sozial-)pädagogischen Handlungsfeldern - Theoretische Zugänge und qualitative Forschungen" that will take place at the Bielefeld School of Applied Sciences (more)

  • Impressions from the short-time professorship of Prof. Dr. Pablo Yankelevich can now be seen in our Gallery

  • Registrations for the International Conference (July 2nd to 3rd 2012) and the Summer School (June 27th to July 06th 2012) "Mobilizing Ethnicity - Competing identity politics in the Americas: Past and Present" in Bielefeld are now open (Further information).

  • The anthology resulting from last year's congress "Ethnicity, Citizenship and Belonging in Latin America" (2010) in Bonn has been published by Vervuert

  • Within the frame of the American Anthropologist Colloquium and in cooperation with the Research Network for Latin America Ernesto de la Jara and David Lovatón of the Instituto de Defensa Legal will talk about “Theory and realization of the right of consultation” of indigenous people in Peru.
    The Colloquium will take place at the Department for Amercian Anthropolgy at the University of Bonn (Oxfordstr. 15) on May 14th at 6 p.m.  -  Everybody is welcome!

  • On June 16th, 2012, from 9.00am until 3.30pm an internal workshop about "Ethnicity in Africa and Latin America" will take place together with members from the Cologne African Studies Centre (CASC) in Godesberger Str. 10, Köln-Marienburg. Afterwards there will be a public lecture by Anaid Flesken in room S54 (Philosophikum - University of Cologne) at 6pm.

  • 12.06.2012: Presentation of Anaid Flesken "The Indigenous Movement and Identification in Bolivia, 2000-2010" in room S54 (Philosophikum, University of Cologne), 6 pm. Abstract.

  • In the framework of the 11th Staff Meeting Claudio Lomnitz is going to give a lecture in Spanish about the 'Orígenes de la raza mexicana' (more). The lecture will take place at 6 p.m. in room S23 (neues Seminargebäude) of the University of Cologne

  • The Call for Papers for the International Conference "Mobilizing Ethnicity - Competing identity politics in the Americas: Past and Present" has been extended until February 29th (further information).
  • From the 11th until the 13th of January the short-time professorship of Dr. Pablo Yankelevich (Mexico) about Migration and social conflict in postrevolutionary Mexico took place (further information)
  • Conference with Peggy Levitt on Tuesday 13.12.2011 (18:00 Hr. Conference Room 1st Floor, Oxfordstraße 15, Bonn) "Doing Museum (Analyse-Kreationen-Assemblage) Museums, the Nation and the World": About how museums create national and global citizens. Further Information
  • Notice: From October 24th to November 5th a lecture of Prof. Giovanni Levi takes place at the University of Cologne. Get more information about it in the info-leaflet.
  • Pictures from the last symposium can bee found in the gallery!
  • During the Winter Semester 2011/12 on Wednesdays from 6 p.m to 8 p.m. a lecture series "Aktuelle Arbeitsfelder der Ethnologie und Kulturanthropologie" takes place at the University of Bonn (HS IV, Main building). More Informations and Program
  • In August 2011 a Memorandum of Unterstanding was signed in Ecuador with the Department of History of the Universidad Andina de Simón Bolívar, Quito (UASB).
  • Recently, within the framework of the cooperation between the Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social (CIESAS)-Guadalajara and the Research Network for Latin America, online confereces have been realized. On May 30th about “Migración”, on June 06 about “Nación, estado y cuidadanía” and on July 4th about “Etnicidad y desigualdad”.  These conferences were held to have an exchange of current results of investigation. There are three subsequent conferences planned to be realized. On August 18th about “Migración” and on September 5th about “Etnicidad y desigualdad”. The second conference about “Nación, estado y ciudadanía” will take place in the second half of August.
  • The provisional conference program of the international Symposium from the 12th to the 14th of September 2011 in Cologne can be viewed online.
  • The registration for the Symposium is now possible.
  • In cooperation with the Professional Center, the LFZL and the Anglo-American Department of the University of Cologne, the Research Network is organizing a ring lecture for the summer semester 2011.
  • The film Impresions and Insights about the 1st International Symposium is online now.
  • Since December 14th, 2010 exists a Memorandum of Understanding with the Facultad de Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales Sede Ecuador.
  • During the fist international symposium in Bonn the Red de Cultura y Identidad (REDCI) and the Research Network for Latinamerica signed a Memorandum of Understanding.
  • The photos of the first international symposium in Bonn are now online.
  • The Call for Papers for the symposium 2011 in Cologne started.
  • The program and the info-leaflet of the international Symposium are now available for download.
  • The first photos of the inaugural reception are available under the new category "Gallery".
  • The annual symposium of the Research Network will take place from the 4th to the 6th of October in Bonn. Further information under the category "Symposium".